King’s College London: Sociolinguistics (UK)


Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, School of Education, Communication and Society, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 22 June 2022.

The School of Education, Communication and Society is advertising a 12-month fixed-term lectureship in Sociolinguistics on King’s Academic Education Pathway (AEP). The School is looking for an individual who can make an exceptional contribution to the Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication (LDC). LDC is a major UK centre for Sociolinguistics, Discourse Studies and Applied Linguistics. The centre offers BA, Masters and Doctoral programmes.

Candidates will hold a PhD in Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related area. They will be expected to contribute to UG and PGT teaching and supervision, primarily in the area of sociolinguistics. They will be contributing to the teaching on the MA Language and Cultural Diversity, including modules such as ‘Language and Power’ and ‘Linguistic Politeness’ as well as research methods. The role holder will have experience of teaching at PG and/or UG level in the area of Applied and Sociolinguistics, and they will have a passion for teaching and an interest in innovation in teaching and learning.

They particularly welcome candidates from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to reflect the community they serve.

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